The Chukwuma Soludo Campaign insists that despite the publication by the Independent National Electoral Commission, its candidate, Charles Soludo, will contest in the Anambra state governorship election.
INEC has scheduled the election for the 6th of November.
Earlier today, INEC released the list of candidates for the election where it replaced Prof Soludo’s name with Chukwuma Umeorji.
INEC also did not recognize anyone as the candidate of the PDP.
A statement signed by Joe Anatune, said the campaign organization’s legal team with effortlessly overturn INEC’s decision in the court.
“Our millions of supporters in Anambra State and elsewhere in the world are advised not to be dispirited by the publication seriously.
“Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo will participate in the governorship election as the APGA candidate.
“His nomination was strictly in line with the Electoral Law and INEC guidelines.
“INEC observed the APGA Congress on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, where he was nominated after winning 93.4 per cent of the valid votes cast in a free, fair and transparent manner which was broadcast live on national television networks as part of deepening the democratic process in Nigeria.
“Our team of dedicated and competent legal experts has studied the judgment and is confident of overturning it effortlessly.”
The statement also said that APGA is at liberty to nominate the rightful candidate so long as due process is followed and stressed that Prof. Soludo’s nomination followed due process religiously.
“Therefore, there is no need for Anambra people and all lovers of progress in Nigeria to be worried about the judgment.
“The judgment will be set aside the way orders by Mr Justice Stanley Nnaji of the Enugu State High Court and Mr Justice Egbo Egbo of the Federal High Court in Abuja were thrown out when they embarrassed the legal profession with their decisions on the struggle for the governorship of Anambra State a few years after the inception of democratic governance in 1999.
The campaign for Prof Soludo’s emergence as the successor to Governor Willie Obiano, according to the statement, has become a movement of the people through and through. The movement will come to fruition